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Defense Logistics Agency Program Analyst in Battle Creek, Michigan


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Please note, during the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Agency is operating in a maximum telework posture for all telework ready employees occupying a telework eligible position.

Serves as a senior Program Analyst responsible for the functional life cycle management of systems in the Federal Logistics Information Systems (FLIS) Portfolio.

Responsible for the development, improvement, and maintenance of the systems in the FLIS Portfolio and its processes.

Responsible for translating internal and external customer needs to system requirements, drafting requirements documents, providing customer support on logistics data issues

Performs data management functions, coordinating change requests with system experts, and executing test plans to validate that changes will meet customer needs.

Serves as a senior analyst and advisor to customers of the FLIS Portfolio data systems, programs, and processes.

Aids in the accomplishment of the supply and logistics mission functions by developing effective, efficient, and innovative information system processes and solutions to meet customer requirements.

Contributes to DLA's mid and long-term planning for FLIS centric data systems enhancements by identifying future customer requirements.

Ensures system enhancements/system changes are collaborated with HQ DLA, military service representatives, and customer when required.

This position is located in the Federal Catalog Program Branch (J34A-EA) in J34A Logistics Information Services.


Conditions of Employment


To qualify for a Program Analyst your resume and supporting documentation must support: A. Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience that equipped you with the particular competencies to successfully perform the duties of the position and is directly in or related to this position. To qualify at the GS-12 level, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service, military, or private sector. Applicants must meet eligibility requirements including time-in-grade (General Schedule (GS) positions only), time-after-competitive appointment, minimum qualifications, and any other regulatory requirements by the cut-off/closing date of the announcement. Creditable specialized experience includes: The Ability to recommend areas of improvement/enhancement to Federal Cataloging System (FCS) policy / procedure as well as Federal Logistics Information Systems (FLIS) Portfolio systems to increase efficiencies, ease of use, and overall effectiveness of the cataloging mission. Performing the duties as Senior Leader effectively when working on Integrated Project Teams (IPTs) to document and ultimately implement system enhancements. The experience in User acceptance testing (UAT), functional testing, regression testing, and unit. The knowledge and requirements of Cataloging mission when performing in systems, The Ability to processes Cataloging associated to a National Stock Number (NSN), The ability to document Customer/user requirements, functional requirements, technical requirements. B. Education Substitution: Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.

Additional Information

MILITARY SPOUSE PREFERENCE: In order to receive this preference you must choose to apply using the "Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP)" eligibility. If you are claiming military spouse preference and are determined to be among the Best Qualified for the position, you will be referred to the hiring manager as a priority applicant. For Important General Applicant Information and Definitions go to: http://www.dla.mil/portals/104/documents/careers/GenAppInfoDef.pdf Reemployed Annuitants: This position does not meet criteria for appointment of Reemployed Annuitants. The DoD criteria for hiring Reemployed Annuitants can be found at: http://www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/Documents/DD/issuances/140025/1400.25-V300.pdf INFORMATION FOR VETERANS is available at: http://www.dla.mil/Careers/Programs/veterans.aspx. As of 23 December 2016, Military retirees seeking to enter federal service in the Department of Defense now require a waiver if they would be appointed within 180 days following their official date of retirement. DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE: The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has established a Drug-Free Federal Workplace Policy. All applicants tentatively selected for DLA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with DLA for a period of six months. This policy extends to random testing for the use of illegal drugs by employees who occupy testing designated positions defined as sensitive in Section 7(d) of Executive Order 12564. The Defense Logistics Agency's Drug Free Workplace Plan's drug testing panel includes testing for the following illegal substances: marijuana, cocaine, opiates (codeine/morphine), 6-Acetylmorphine (heroin), phencyclidine, amphetamines (amphetamine/methamphetamine), methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDA), oxycodone, oxymorphone, hydrocodone, and hydromorphone. ADVISORY: By using cannabidiol (CBD) products you are risking a positive drug test result for marijuana.